Isla Mujeres, Mexico: Ignorant Observations

It was the final summer weekend for the locals before they return to work and school, so the island was extremely busy. Surprisingly, we didn’t see as many Americans as we expected. Not disappointing, just surprising. There are two main streets on the island in the Playa Norte (north beach) area that are lined with … Continue reading Isla Mujeres, Mexico: Ignorant Observations

Isla Mujeres, Mexico: Swimming With Giants

Guilty. <waiving hand in air> I’m guilty of it.  I’m guilty of thinking (saying) “that’s a dream of mine!” but yet have no plan and take no action towards physically making that dream come true. Until now. As a young girl, I was enamored by all things underwater. I dreamt of being a dolphin trainer … Continue reading Isla Mujeres, Mexico: Swimming With Giants

Eleuthera Escapades: Day 2 Cont’d

So the 10 year-old kindly escorted us across the street to said bar. Local Bahamian men were on the front porch playing dominoes. There’s just something so wonderful about witnessing authentic island life. We grabbed a drink inside and immediately went out to the front porch. I felt a bit odd barging in on their … Continue reading Eleuthera Escapades: Day 2 Cont’d

Eleuthera Escapades: Day 1 cont’d

First and foremost, THANK YOU for your comments so far! You are too kind. It’s humbling to know that you’re enjoying this blog and I’m thrilled (and shocked) you can make it through at least one paragraph of my grammatically incorrect writing and aren’t too offended by the occasional foul language or opinionated comments. J … Continue reading Eleuthera Escapades: Day 1 cont’d